Friday 27th February 1846

“Going to the office this morning, as passing through Oxenden Street heard band of music strike up. Followed sound, found it to proceed from a regiment of the Grenadier Guards marching in … Barracks … .”

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Thursday 26th February 1846

“Had job to move the Grenadier Guards from the Barracks near Charing Cross to the Railway Terminus, Paddington, which occupied nearly eight hours. This job is most annoying as there is no remuneration made it.  We care not how seldom it comes.”